Vacancies

From time to time the Council will have vacancies for staff, Councillors or part time assistants. Notification of any such positions, along with job descriptions and details of how to apply will be posted here. Callington Town Council is committed to the principle of equal opportunities. The Town Council opposes all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination whether it be direct or indirect discrimination, victimization or harassment on the grounds of any of the “protected characteristics” as defined in the Equality Act 2010.

TOWN COUNCILLOR VACANCY

We currently have a vacancy for a Town Councillor, details of the application process and important dates are shown on the Notice of Vacancy below.

If you are passionate about where you live and would like to represent the local community then why not become a Town Councillor?  You do not need to be a member of a political party, we need all different types of people from all different types of background so that the Town Council reflects the community it serves.  So whatever your age, background or skills you could be the perfect person, you just need some time, enthusiasm and commitment.

What’s involved?

The Town Council meets three times a month on a  Tuesday evening at 6.30pm  in the Council Chamber within the Town Hall complex.  The first Tuesday of the month is usually a Planning meeting followed by our Town Hall and Premises meeting.  The third Tuesday is another Planning meeting followed by our Outside Services Committee meeting.  On the fourth Tuesday of the month our Finance and General Purposes meeting takes place followed by the Town Council’s Full Council meeting.

There may be additional work dependent on the projects you become involved with.  Training in all aspects of being a Town Councillor is available.  The role of a Town Councillor is entirely voluntary and Councillors are not paid for being part of the Town Council.

If you are interested, please follow the application process within the document below.

Notice of Cooption January 2019 (2)

CARETAKER VACANCY

£17,000 – £17,300 per annum

We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual, ideally coming from a caretaking/DIY background to join our small and friendly team at Callington Town Council.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be working a flexible 37 hour week, which will include split shifts and some evening and weekend work (with 2 days off in the week), so we are looking for someone who is adaptable and flexible with a positive “can do” attitude.

No two days are there same, so whilst this role is primarily focussed on the caretaking and DIY functions, other duties may include, assisting in community events and the outside services department and other civic responsibilities.

What we can offer you:

  • Flexible working
  • Enrolment into the local government pension scheme and death in service cover
  • 22 days holiday per year plus 8 bank holidays (rising by 1 day after each completed year up to 27 days)
  • Training development opportunities
  • As well as other benefits

Closing Date Monday 28th January 2019 at 5pm.

Please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to clerk@callington-tc.gov.uk

This is a public/customer-facing role, where the statutory English language requirement for public sector workers applies
Callington Town Council is committed to safeguarding and is an equal opportunities employer.

 

 

SEASONAL GROUNDSPERSON

Fixed Term Contract until October 2019  – £9.77 per hour

We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual, ideally coming from a groundsman/maintenance background to join our small and friendly team at Callington Town Council.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be working a 30 hour week over 3 week days plus a Saturday morning, meaning we are looking for someone who is adaptable and flexible with a positive “can do” attitude.

Primarily working with the outside services team you will be carrying out grass cutting and ground maintenance duties, A full UK driving licence is essential and a strimmer certificate is ideal however not essential as training will be provided.

What we can offer you:

  • Flexible working
  • Enrolment into the local government pension scheme and death in service cover
  • 22 days holiday per year plus 8 bank holidays (rising by 1 day after each completed year up to 27 days)
  • Training development opportunities
  • As well as other benefits

Closing Date Monday 4th February 2019 at 5pm.

Please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to om@callington-tc.gov.uk

This is a public/customer-facing role, where the statutory English language requirement for public sector workers applies.
Callington Town Council is committed to safeguarding and is an equal opportunities employer.